Katharine Halfacre, Ph.D.
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Katharine Halfacre, Ph.D., is a promising, young researcher who previously served as postdoctoral associate on the Centers for Disease Control‘s high obesity program, titled AIM for CHangE, at Mississippi State University. She holds a doctorate in nutrition and hospitality management with specialized knowledge in public health, energy balance, weight control and sports nutrition.

As an instructor, Halfacre is driven to promote academic success and professional excellence through rigorous, formative instruction. She has expressed great potential to secure external funding and has multiple peer-reviewed publications in journals committed to a variety of subjects including nutrition, public health, family and consumer sciences, and sports nutrition. Halfacre is devoted to personal and professional development as a researcher, educator and member of the academic community.

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Health and Human Performance Students Present at Social Change Conference

A&M-Commerce students from the Department of Health and Human Performance, guided by Assistant Professor Katharine Halfacre, presented an educational session titled “Roundtable: Perspectives on Women’s Health and Nutrition” at the Social Change Conference held on campus Feb. 20. The session addressed various topics related to health equity, including diet culture, eating disorders, women’s health programs, […]

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A&M-Commerce Students Gain Skills for Healthy, Affordable Cooking

The Department of Health and Human Performance at A&M-Commerce, in conjunction with the Lions Coalition for Accessible Needs, recently hosted a seminar on healthy meal preparation in the testing kitchen within the Nursing and Health Sciences building on campus. More than 30 students attended the event, where Dr. Katharine Halfacre, assistant professor of nutrition, and […]

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